GIS in Latin America webinar series

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October 19, 2020
Illinois, United States
Subject Fields: 
Anthropology, Architecture and Architectural History, Environmental History / Studies, Geography, Latin American and Caribbean History / Studies

Greetings! The University of Chicago's Center for Latin American Studies and Department of Anthropology are pleased to announce a three-part webinar series on innovative research that combines traditional strategies (ethnography, interviews, archival research, archaeological fieldwork, etc.) with spatial analysis. Discussions will be in English with translations in Spanish and/or Portuguese available. The first webinar is Monday October 19, from 12:40-1:30pm CST. Please find below the registration link to each webinar.

Webinar 1: Santiago Giraldo Peláez (The Global Heritage Fund) & Daniel Rodríguez Osorio (University of Minnesota), "Use of LiDAR to Understand Ancient Anthropogenic Land Use and Occupation in the Upper Buritaca River Basin, Sierra Nevada de Santa Marta, Colombia"

Monday, October 19, 2020, 12:40 - 1:30 pm CST

Register for Webinar 1 here

Webinar 2: Frederico Freitas, "Viewing Latin America from Above: Using Aerial and Satellite Imagery in Latin American Environmental History," and Luis Ferla, "Pauliceia 2.0 – Collaborative Mapping of the History of São Paulo (1870-1940): An Experiment of Open Science in Digital Humanities."

Monday, November 9, 2020, 12:40-1:30 pm CST

Register for Webinar 2 here


Webinar 3: Horacio Samaniego (Universidad Austral de Chile), Title TBD

Monday, November 3, 2020, 12:40-1:30pm CST

Register for Webinar 3 here

Contact Info: 

Diana Schwartz Francisco                                                                                                                                                                                        Center for Latin American Studies, University of Chicago

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